The most beautiful castles in Île-de-France

In Yvelines (78), Haut-de-Seine (92), Val-de-Marne (95), Seine-et-Marne (77)...

Want to get away from Paris and go for a day in Ile-de-France ? Discover 10 castles to do with your family less than 100 km from Paris. Most of these castles are free for children under 18 years old. If the weather is goodthink picnic ! All these castles have magnificent parks and gardens with picnic areas.

Castles to visit in the Hauts-de-Seine and Yvelines

The Palace of Versailles

The Palace of Versailles


The excessiveness of the castle, the splendor of the park. Closed on Mondays, January 1st, December 25th


Free for children under 18 years old (under 26 years old, EU residents)



The Château de Malmaison et de Bois-Préau

The castle of Malmaison and Bois-Préau


The Empress Josephine's castle. Open every day except Tuesday


Free for children under 18 years old (under 26 years old, EU residents)



The Breteuil Castle

The castle of Breteuil


The castle of Charles Perrault's tales. Open every day of the year, including holidays


Free for children under 5



The Estate of Marie Antoinette

The Estate of Marie-Antoinette


One of our favorites in Versailles.





Castles to visit in Vincennes and Seine-et-Marne

The Château de Vincennes

The Castle of Vincennes

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Very nice with children. Open every day except January 1st, May 1st and December 25th


Free for children under 18 years old (under 26 years old if EU citizen)



The castle of Vaux-le-Vicomte

The castle of Vaux-le-Vicomte


One of our favorite outings. Costumed visits, fun activities





The castle of Fontainebleau

The castle of Fontainebleau


A splendor of Renaissance style. Open every day except Tuesday


Free for children under 18 years old (under 26 years old if EU citizen)



The castle of Champs-sur-Marne

The castle of Champs-sur-Marne


A jewel of classical architecture in Île-de-France. Closed on Tuesdays, January 1, May 1, November 1, November 11 and December 25


Free for children under 18 years old (under 26 years old if EU citizen)



Castles to visit in Oise

The castle of Chantilly

The castle of Chantilly


A splendor of Renaissance style. Open every day except Tuesday


Free for children under 18 years old (under 26 years old, EU residents)



The Pierrefonds Castle

The castle of Pierrefonds


A medieval castle built by Viollet-le-Duc. Open every day except January 1st, May 1st and December 25th


Free for children under 18 years old (under 26 years old, EU residents)




Discover also the nice museums to do with children



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